Market News

New Vendors at the Saturday Market -19 in All!

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Saturday, June 25, 2016

8 a.m. to 12 noon

There will be several new vendors at the Farmers’ Market this Saturday:  the J&K Pollock Ranch, I.L.C. selling locally raised pork and beef, Sarah Gerving will return with prepared entrees, and Todd and Carrie Molz will return with 16 flavors of shaved ice!


We will also be hosting two fundraisers.  The Atchison Aviator 4-H club will be selling cinnamon buns and other baked goods.  Delores Hooper will be selling Indian Tacos and other Native American snack foods to raise travel money for her daughter, Daryl Hooper, who plays

Center Field for the Patriots 14U Softball team of Netawaka, Kansas.  Daryl has qualified for the fast-pitch softball team in the USSSA World Series in Orlando in July.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) will handle the credit/debit/SNAP card reader this weekend.  They also have registration forms for the July 2 Give Away and Atchison Farmers’ Market $10 gift cards.  Lynn Hoffman, the Market Manager, will be gone this weekend.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market..  You will receive tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and qualified vendors accept Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupon.  KSFMNP booklets are still available at the Atchison Salvation Army and Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging.

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Vendor Produce (Saturday, June 25):

Apothic Fox Café (Sierra Fox) Café Offerings: espresso drinks, smoothies, tea, Italian cream soda, gelato.  Gourmet Pastries:  tiramisu, apricot tarte, carrot cake, lemon poppyseed bread with orange butter glaze, chocolate coffee bourbon cake w/raspberry truffle filling & vanilla bean rum buttercream, cheesecake w/shortbread crust, and fresh glazed berries on top and macarons.  Savory Pastries: spinach artichoke galette w/cornmeal pepper crust and tomato herb galette with parmesan crust.  Take Home & Enjoy: Fresh Pressed Juice (16oz bottles), compound butters, poppyseed bread loafs, salad vinaigrettes, dips, jams/chutney

Black Betty (Tiffany Bouldin)  Organic scones, muffins and foccacia bread.

Cedar Lane Farm (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell)  Salad mix, braising mix, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, salad turnips, and radishes all grown chemical free, eggs from organic and grass fed hens, a large variety of tomato, pepper and herb plants

Debbie Dooley  Eggs, Goat milk soap and lotion, angel food cake, and cinnamon rolls.

Earl Farms (Dan and Trina Earl)  Onions, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, possibly cauliflower and eggs.

Elias Honey (Chuck Elias)  Honey  Sizes in ounces: 2,8,12,16,80 and a variety of flavored honey straws.

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Locally grown vegetables.

Ghost Roast Coffee (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe)  Guatamalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian, and Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available, including cold Sumatran coffee.

New Vendor J&K Pollock Ranch, L.L.C.  Eggs (from pastured chickens), pork, beef, and artisan bread.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Peaches, tomatoes, green beans, Candy onions, new potatoes, cauliflower, zucchini, yellow squash, English cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, Daikon radishes, beets,  kale, collards, and sweet potatoes

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) New potatoes (Purple Majesty, Mountain Rose, and Yukon Gold), arugula, baby kale, baby carrots, English cucumbers, bok choi, fresh cut herbs (dill weed, basil, parsley), leeks, shallots, five varieties of garlic, elephant garlic, Japanese salad turnips, scallions, Swiss chard all grown chemical free, mixed prairie flower bouquets, brown eggs (pastured chickens), organic French and whole wheat breads, and new jams (gooseberry elder flower, strawberry, and strawberry rhubarb).

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager) Jam, and pies by Pauline.

Mallow Farm (Barbara Bramblett and Jim Mallow)  A variety of herb and flowering plants.  Arugula, and Milkweed plants for those interested in helping the Monarch butterflies.  We have garlic curing, a few green beans, cucumbers, and tomatoes.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon)  Sunripened tomatoes.

The Pie Lady (Emilie Koehn)  Pies, bread and cinnamon rolls

New Vendor Sarah’s Comfort Food (Sarah Gerving)  Prepared entrees: Chicken Enchiladas, Cheese Enchiladas, and Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo.

The Tortilla Man (Gilbert Gasper) Regular, whole wheat, and spicy flour tortillas.  (He makes balloon animals for children.)

New Vendor Two Hungry Lads (Luca Zia and Augustine Blosser)  Homemadecheese biscuits, ginger molasses cookies, cold freshly squeezed lemonade, ice-cold old fashioned bottled crème sodas and root beer with pure cane sugar, and gluten free chocolate chip cookies and our signature Italian crostoli pastry..

Wide Horizon Farm (Karen Soyland)  Beets, cabbage, lettuce, and baked goods.

Other vendors may be present.

Recipe of the Week

It’s very important to keep hydrated in this hot weather.  One of the best vegetables to help you do this is the cucumber.  They are 97% water!  Obviously low in calories, they contain a variety of healthy nutrients.

Here is an easy salad for summer meals that only takes 15 minutes to prepare.  Taken from Allrecipes.

Hungarian Cucumber Salad


  • 2 large seedless English cucumbers, sliced thinly
  • 1 extra large onions, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste


  1. Lightly toss cucumber slices, onion slices, and chopped dill together in a large bowl.
  2. Pour vinegar over cucumber mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Pour oil over cucumber mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper.



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